Osiris Prieto: Staying the Course & In Shape

Osiris Prieto had one slam-bang year in 2015, and 2016 could just bring the icing on the cake. The 5’6” Cuban-born, Miami-bred mother of...

Ask the Expert Q&A Charles Staley Strength and Conditioning Coach June...

Q: This might seem like a strange question, but on deadlifts, how slow/fast should I lower the bar? A: This is actually a great question,...

Want to boost your levels of Nitric Oxide? Just Say N.O.

Nitric oxide (NO) has led a revolution in physiology and pharmacology research during the last two decades. Nitric oxide is the popular name for...

HMB Supplementation: The Greatest Advances Have Been in Nutrition Research

After 30 years studying human performance, perhaps the greatest advances have been in nutrition research.  By: Dr. Tom Fisher I have noticed, with some amusement, that...

BCAAs: Anabolic or Just Catabolic for Your Wallet?

As Sports and Exercise Science graduate student researchers, group outings usually end in some passionate debate related to exercise or nutrition.  From “What’s the...

Baking Soda: The Performance Supplement You May be Missing

The Performance Supplement You May Be Missing to Boost Performance By: Katy InglesMany people have probably used baking soda as an ingredient in various recipes. ...

BCAA Diet – Maintain Lean Muscle Mass with BCAA Supplementation

14 Grams of BCAA’s Maintains Lean Muscle Mass while on A Cutting Dieting Branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation has been shown to increase protein synthesis and decrease muscle...

Synephrine causes greater Fat Usage during Exercise

Synephrine is structurally similar to adrenaline, noradrenaline, and ephedrine. Several studies have confirmed the metabolic effects of synephrine that are useful for bodybuilders such...

Leucine Increases IGF-1 in Muscle

The branched-chain amino acid L-Leucine appears to be the primary nutritional regulator of muscle protein synthesis via direct activation of the nutrient-sensitive mTORC1 signaling...

Best Fats for Testosterone

Not all Fats are Equal. Best Fats for Testosterone. In the early 80’s and 90’s, low-fat diets were the mainstream way to lose weight. It was...

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High Protein Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake Recipe

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The History of Muscle Beach – Part 1

“This is where my sport started.” The physical street address is 1700 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, California, and it’s nothing more than a swath...

The Best Shoulder Workout in Only Six Moves

The Best Shoulder Workout in Only Six Moves. If you want to have a complete, aesthetic, and powerful looking physique, shoulders are a must...

Either Win or Learn. Competition Brings Along a Valuable Lesson.

BY DR. THOMAS FISHER Athletes are different. Not a very controversial statement. Obviously, the athletes we follow on our favorite team are remarkable physical specimens....

HMB Supplementation: The Greatest Advances Have Been in Nutrition Research

After 30 years studying human performance, perhaps the greatest advances have been in nutrition research.  By: Dr. Tom Fisher I have noticed, with some amusement, that...